Thesaurus / inquest
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No doubt, there will be an inquest into what went so wrong that a mob was able to march up the same steps where female lawmakers formed an honor guard as the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s body left the building last year.
THE BREACH OF THE CAPITOL SPOOKED US — AS IT SHOULD HAVEPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 7, 2021TIME
The fortune was proving quite as large as he had expected, and not even an inquest had been held upon the dead man.
When I was about twenty I held a sort of inquest upon it and found out a number of things.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
"One of the most extraordinary cases I have ever met with," the doctor told the coroner at the inquest.
Couldn't say much at inquest, or didn't; was asked if he witnessed accident; said 'No,' but some still think he did.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
A woman having died suddenly at Waterford, the Coroner had, according to law, ordered an inquest.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
The coroner's inquest found that she had drowned herself while in a state of mental derangement.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
They held an inquest upon her next day: or, as the local phraseology of the place put it, “Sat upon the body of Elizabeth Field.”
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
"You'll be called as a witness at the inquest," he hazarded, and was rewarded by a look of uncertainty in her eyes.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
WORDS RELATED TO INQUEST
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- close study
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